US political cartoonist
1876 – Darling was born in Norwood, Michigan, on the 21st of October.
1886 – His family moved to Sioux City, Iowa.
1894 – Studied college at Yankton College in South Dakota.
1895 – Transferred to Beloit College in Wisconsin.
– Became art editor of the yearbook and began signing his work as a contraction of his last name "Ding".
1900 – He became a reporter for the Sioux City Journal newspaper.
1906 – Married Genevieve Pendleton, he began work with the Des Moines Register and Leader.
1911 – Ding moved to New York.
1913 – Worked with the New York Globe but returned to Des Moines.
1916 – Returned to New York and accepted a position with the New York Herald Tribune.
1919 – Darling returned a final time to Des Moines where he continued his illustrious career as a cartoonist.
1924 – Received the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.
1936 – He founded National Wildlife Federation.
1943 – Once again he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning.
1692 – Jay Norwood Darling died on 12th of February.